The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Technology Officer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chief Technology Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 574 563 534
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 34 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.013% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 7
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£650 £800 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £780 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £638 - £650
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Chief Technology Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Chief Technology Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Chief Technology Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 34 £650 -18.75% 5
London +39 22 £650 -18.75% 2
South East - 6 £725 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £575 - 1
North West - 1 £1,150 -
Birmingham - 1 £600 -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newport - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief Technology Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Chief Technology Officer in their job title.

1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) OO
2 14 (24.56%) Retail
3 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (21.05%) Windows
5 11 (19.30%) Linux
5 11 (19.30%) C
5 11 (19.30%) PHP
5 11 (19.30%) Network Architecture
5 11 (19.30%) Digital Forensics
5 11 (19.30%) Degree
6 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
6 10 (17.54%) VB
6 10 (17.54%) Perl
6 10 (17.54%) C++
6 10 (17.54%) Python
6 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
7 9 (15.79%) VC++
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) GDB
8 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.28%) Law
9 7 (12.28%) Data Management
9 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (12.28%) Scrum
9 7 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (12.28%) Big Data

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief Technology Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Chief Technology Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) Heroku
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) GDB
General
1 14 (24.56%) Retail
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.28%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (3.51%) RESTful
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) OO
2 11 (19.30%) Network Architecture
2 11 (19.30%) Digital Forensics
3 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) Data Management
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
5 7 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (8.77%) CMMI
6 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) RUP
6 5 (8.77%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.02%) Analytics
7 4 (7.02%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) C
2 11 (19.30%) PHP
3 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.54%) VB
3 10 (17.54%) Perl
3 10 (17.54%) C++
3 10 (17.54%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) VC++
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) CISSP
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Sage
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago